Woman is threatened by knifeman in Londonderry


Detectives are probing an armed robbery in Londonderry at the weekend.

It happened at a shop in the Park Avenue area on Saturday at around 9.30pm.

The PSNI said in a statement: “Police received a report that two males, one armed with a knife, entered the shop at around 9.30pm and threatened a female staff member.

“A small sum of cash was handed over and the males left the shop on foot. both males were reported to have had their faces covered with blue plastic bags and one wore a burgundy coloured coat whilst the other wore a black coloured top.”

The member of staff was not injured, but was left badly shaken following the ordeal.”

Police called on any witnesses to come forward by ringing Strand Road CID on 101 or calling Crimestoppers anonymously on on 0800 555 111.